Doko Mien

IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE

$20
Music is a universal language, but spoken language can help you think about what makes you emotional, what makes you feel certain feelings, what you want to see in the world,
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NUTRITION FACTS
Release Type New Release
Color Black
Download Code Yes
Jacket Type Gatefold
Label Merge Records
BY THE NUMBERS
1LP
Format
12
INCH
Vinyl Size
33 1/3
RPM
Speed
2019
Original Release Year
DESCRIPTION

Music is a universal language, but spoken language can help you think about what makes you emotional, what makes you feel certain feelings, what you want to see in the world," says Eno Williams, frontwoman of Ibibio Sound Machine. When Williams uses both English and Ibibio-the Nigerian language from which her band's name is derived-on Doko Mien, the group somehow produces a world of both entrancing specificity and comforting universality, a language entirely of their own. In a glowing piece in the New York Times, the songs on their debut album Uyai were praised for following in the tradition of much African music, [making] themselves the conscience of a community." By pulsing the mystic shapes of Williams' lines through further inventive, glittering collages of genre on Doko Mien, Ibibi...

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ALBUM PREVIEW
*Audio and/or tracklist may vary slightly from the vinyl version.
TRACKLIST
1
I Need You to Be Sweet Like Sugar (Nnge Nte Suka)
2
Wanna Come Down
3
Tell Me (Doko Mien)
4
I Know That You're Thinking About Me
5
I Will Run
6
Just Go Forward (Ka I So)
7
She Work Very Hard
8
Nyak Mien
9
Kuka
10
Guess We Found a Way
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